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Trump is an effective con man who has a good sense of what animates his voting base. …that withdrawing a few hundred troops would appeal to the sector of the population that resonates to his message that America is foolishly expending its blood and treasure to help “unworthy” people…
Haiti: 4 More Dead in Longest Bout Of Protests Against President Telesur October 12, 2019 So far, around 17 people have died and almost two hundred have been injured in the month-long protests. At least four people have died and dozens were injured between Friday and Saturday in strong protests in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, after police used tear gas to […]
Discussing the US role in the Syrian conflict.
If the GPI is right about what produces peace, you’d have to conclude that the US is heading toward increased violence.
In the wake of Turkey’s intentional downing of a Russian jet over Syrian airspace it appears the wrong lessons are being learned. Instead of greater cooperation to fight terrorism, we see the US doubling down on its failed policy. Events are spinning out of control as Syria turns into a battleground for military forces locked […]
Van Auken: The NATO ministers, including US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, seized upon Moscow’s airstrikes in Syria against Islamist militias seeking the overthrow of the government of President Bashar al-Assad as the pretext for more aggressive deployments of military forces on Russia’s border.
Bello: Yes, these people are refugees. People who are not safe in their homes, who live in countries which no longer have untainted water supplies and where economic “opportunities” are either nonexistent or too dangerous to pursue are refugees.
Speakers include: Dr. Ghiass Moussa, Syrian American Forum; Ramsey Clark, former US Atty General & human rights attorney; Margaret Kimberly, Black Agenda Report; Larry Hamm, Peoples Organization for Progress; Joe Lombardo, UNAC; and Sara Flounders, IAC
No one knows what the future holds for Syria or its children, so Gross feels that helping these kids process their emotions now is especially important. “It wasn’t like going on vacation in a strange place where you expect to be misunderstood, to have a few struggles and then to return to your own bed. […]
Exclusive: What looked like another U.S. march to war in the Mideast has turned toward a peaceful accord that carries hope of getting Syria to relinquish its chemical weapons and achieving a cease-fire, maybe even an end to the civil war. But some want to resume the drive toward a U.S. attack, ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern says. By […]
A minor event, but it forcefully brought home a lesson: The legitimacy of borders – of states, for that matter – is at best conditional and temporary. By Noam Chomsky 05 July 2013 Truthout | Op-Ed (Photo: Michael Kamber / The New York Times) (This article is adapted from a commencement speech by Noam Chomsky on June 14, […]
Professor Noam Chomsky speaking at Boğaziçi University in Turkey in January 2013 Malcolm Steinberg posted in CounterPunch Friends and Supporters WHY DOES THE U.S. SUPPORT ISRAEL? Noam Chomsky has the best explanation I’ve heard… load this video up, go to the 38min45sec spot and the tale begins —-> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEYiGamLZSo This video is the full speech, […]
U.S. Predator spy drone shot down by Kurd rebels in Turkey, near Iraq Posted by David Cenciotti in Drones September 20, 2012 Pictures of the wreckage of a U.S. Air Force MQ-1 Predator drone shot down in Turkey were released by the Kurdish Firat News Agency on Sept. 19. The spy robot was shot down by the […]
Excerpt from Professor Noam Chomsky’s UCL Rickman Godlee Lecture 2011 — Contours of global order: Domination, stability, security in a changing world Further information: http://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/events/2011/03/14/an-evening-with-noam-chomsky-contour… Uploaded by HousekaterClaudio on Oct 18, 2011 You may subscribe to WAMMToday from this blog website. WAMMToday is now on Facebook! Check the WAMMToday page for posts from this blog and more! […]